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01/18/2021

Frosty nights ensure again successful ice wine harvest

For the third time in this wine year the thermometer dropped to minus seven degrees Celsius and below. Winegrowers again had the chance to harvest frozen grapes for the production of ice wine.

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01/15/2021

New 'Wines of Germany' agencies in Denmark and Sweden

Since the beginning of this year, two new teams have been running the Wines of Germany agencies in Denmark and Sweden.

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01/13/2021

Premiere: German Wine Institute's media reach exceeds one billion

Through a series of high-profile measures, the German Wine Institute (DWI) was once again able to significantly increase its media presence and thus the awareness of wines from the 13 German growing regions.

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01/11/2021

Consumption of wine per capita increased

Germans drank an average of 0.6 litres more wine per person in the past wine year (August 1, 2019 - July 31, 2020), than in the previous year.

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01/11/2021

Harmony between German Wines and Asian Cuisines

German wines have a natural advantage when it comes to harmony with selected Asian dishes. Their lighter alcohol content, freshness and elegance make them the perfect accompaniment.

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01/04/2021

Norway and Riesling: the love story continues...

In Norway, German white wine is not only market leader, but it could even extend its already amazing market share from 27.5 to 28 percent in 2020.

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12/28/2020

The 15 best sparkling German wines awarded in Denmark

Germany's 15 best sparkling wines on the Danish market have been selected from 61 wines. Those made from Riesling rated highly, but those made from traditional grape varieties used to produce champagne also won acclaim in the Best German Sekt Denmark 2020 awards.

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12/22/2020

Outlook: The German Wine Institute's Communication Work

by Monika Reule // The corona pandemic presented us all with great challenges in the past year, and it will keep us in suspense for quite a while yet in 2021.

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12/21/2020

The JamesSuckling-Top100 Wines of Germany 2020 List

Jamessuckling.com speaks of Germany as "one of the most exciting regions of the year" and has published a "Top 100 Regional Report". Renowned editor Stuart Pigott commented that he couldn't remember a more exciting and high-quality vintage in Germany, especially for riesling wines.

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12/21/2020

Icewine harvest in Germany: List of producers

On November 30th, winegrowers in several German wine regions like Nahe, Rheinhessen, Pfalz, Franken and Rheingau were able to successfully harvest frozen icewine grapes at freezing temperatures. We listet them for you at the end of the following text.

 

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